Is there anything better?

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  1. northw3st

    northw3st New Member

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    Than lying in bed with headphones, listening to an essential album straight through before you go to bed?

    For me, I do this every Sunday evening before I start a new week.

    I pick out an album to listen to. i can either pick a new one i haven't tried before, or one that I know will do the job. i mainly stay within the electronic genre, but won't hesitate to take a step out every now and then. for example, i listened to boards of cananda last week (epic), but the week before that i listened to explosions in the sky. i am still picking my selection for tonight if anyone has any 'must listen to' albums. i have so many gigs of albums, and haven't listened to the majority of them. i like to go one by one. i will also smoke small amounts of pot to enhance the experience.

    Does anyone else do this religiously? If so, what's your favorite album to go to bed to?
     
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    i tend to do this when ive had a really full on day at work, when im ready to crash ill get all :420: then slap on a disc.

    some of my favourite sleeptime albums are..

    Boris - Flood
    Grey Daturas - Return to Disruption
    Alcest - souvenirs d'un autre monde
    Alex Smoke - Incommunicado
    Tame Impala - antares, mira, sun
     
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    The Radio Dept. will put me down pretty quick.
    Explosions in the Sky-The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
    Boards of Canada-Music Has The Right to Children
    Broken Social Scene-You Forgot it in People

    Any ASOT episode

    those are usually the albums I can just chill and really listen to and eventually just fall asleep to.
     
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    I like Enigma's latest album, Seven Lives Many Faces, for when I want to chill out. Eagles - Hell Freezes Over is a great album, not only for the music, but for the amazing mastering. This album's perfection will allow you to really get into the music without bothersome and fatiguing balance issues.
     
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    im not even kidding, here are my last three albums:

    music has the right
    the earth is not a cold dead place
    you forgot it in people

    :wiggle:
     
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    To answer the original question, I can think of only one thing that compares to this. The moment when you "get" an album or a band, or that moment when everything clicks is one of my favorite things with music. You know you've made a life lasting relationship with that piece of music - that moment is up there with any musical experience.

    But listening to an essential album all the way through with headphones on is like hitting a big reset button in your head. There's nothing like that journey the music takes you on.

    I also like to listen to these albums:
    The Wrens - Meadowlands
    The Shins - Oh, Inverted World
    Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of a Great Highway
     

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